My computer is quite slow to start, it used to be a lot faster. Below is some information from a dialog box (ATI Radeon Kernal Mode Driver atikmdag.sys ATI Radeion HD 2400) I am using a Dell inspiron 530S computer with Vista Home Premium SP2 The dialog comes up in the performance information and tools (advanced) section. It also says "If you no longer use the device consider uninstalling it." I have tried updating the driver through Device Manager to no avail and I do not wish to remove the driver without more information
If a driver prevents your computer from turning on quickly, to resolve it, you should check with the manufacturer of the driver for an update. A newer version of the program might include a resolution to the problem.
I noticed that you can't update driver through Device Manager, thus let's try to manually install the latest driver. Based on my research, you can manually download the latest video driver from Dell or AMD website.
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Manually install driver
1)Click the Start Button, type Device Manager in the search bar and press Enter. Click Continue if necessary.
2)Expand the "Device Category name" category.
3)Right click "Device Name" we are using and click Update Driver Software…
4)Select the “Browse my computer for driver software” option.
5)Click on the Browse button to locate the folder which includes the driver files.
6)Click Next and follow the wizard to install the driver.
If it doesn't work, let's minimize some programs from startup and improve performance.
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